Friends of the Zoo/Chattanooga Zoo offers both part and full-time positions for different areas in the zoo such as general and exhibit maintenance, animal care, guest services, and other professional positions. Please see current openings displayed at the bottom of this page for information on job availability at the Chattanooga Zoo.
Interested in volunteering at the zoo? Check out our Volunteer information.
It's great to work at the zoo! We offer all of our full-time employees:
- 50% paid medical insurance
- Personal time off
- Company provided uniform shirts
- Opportunities for personal and professional development
- Opportunities for professional advancement
We accept applications and resumes for the positions listed in the following manner:
- By fax: (423) 697-1329
- By mail:
Friends of the Zoo/Chattanooga Zoo
Attn: Liz Crowe, Director of Human Resources
301 N. Holtzclaw Ave.
Chattanooga TN 37404
- In person at the Chattanooga Zoo Gift Shop located at the zoo's front entrance Monday - Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Please clearly indicate on the application specifically which position you are interested in. Once your application is received, HR will forward your application package onto the appropriate hiring manager for consideration. If you are one of the candidates selected for an interview, you will be contacted for an interview. Please note that HR does not store applications for any position at any time. We encourage you to check the website often as new positions are posted frequently.
Current Full-Time Opportunities
There are no opportunities available at this time, please check back later.
Friends of the Zoo, Inc. offers positions in many areas such as general and exhibit maintenance, animal care, guest services, and other professional positions. Friends of the Zoo is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. It does not discriminate in employment opportunities and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need additional information or have questions, please contact:
301 N. Holtzclaw Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Telephone: (423) 697-1339
Fax: (423) 697-1329